Astoria Meditation and Buddhism

Guided Meditation & Teaching

Weekly Classes in Astoria

Classes Every Sunday

with Alexandra Bonano

at Grace Lutheran Church
31-20 21st Ave, between 31st and 32nd St
(Please enter through door marked “CHURCH OFFICE” to the far left of the Chapel entrance)

4:00 to 5:30pm
$10 | Free for Supporting Members

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Transforming Fear into Courage

We fear so many things: rejection, failure, loneliness, sickness, being hurt, death. In short, we fear taking full advantage of our life! These fears hold us back, emotionally, socially, professionally, but above all spiritually. However, by taking Buddha’s teachings to heart in meditation we let go of our irrational fears and replace them with a confident, solution-oriented approach based on an authentic understanding of reality. We begin to experience our life as a joyful path to lasting freedom and enlightenment.

  • July 2         Transforming Fear
  • July 9         Connecting to Fearlessness
  • July 16      Fearless in Daily Life
  • July 23       Feeling Safe: Creating Spiritual Friendship
  • July 30      Uprooting the Fear of Letting Go
  • Aug 6          Fearing Conflict, Creating Harmony
  • Aug 13       Fearing Change, Creating Transformation
  • Aug 20      Fearing Loss and Rejection, Creating Love
  • Aug 27       Fear of the World, Creating Enlightenment

Everyone welcome


Weekly guided meditations and Buddhist teachings in Astoria are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners.  These classes offer meditation techniques and teachings on the fundamentals of Buddhism, with an emphasis on their practical application in everyday life.

Although these meditation classes are given as a series, they can also be taken individually. Please feel free to drop in on a class-by-class basis.

Classes are held every week unless otherwise stated.
No special clothing is required. No pre-registration required.


Grace Lutheran Church
31-20 21st Ave, between 31st and 32nd Street, Astoria, NY
(Please use office entrance to the left of the main Church entrance)

Directions By Subway:
Take the N train to Ditmars, walk north on 31st Street to 21st Ave, make a right.
For more information  all (212) 924-6706